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Add Positive and Negative Numbers (1)

In this worksheet, students add together positive and negative numbers.

'Add Positive and Negative Numbers (1)' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:  Number

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Four Operations for All Numbers

Difficulty level:  

down

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Adding two positive numbers gives a positive answer.

Adding two negative numbers gives a negative answer.

 

Examples

5 + 11 = 16

-5 + -11 = -16

 

Adding a negative number is the same as subtracting the positive.

The answer may be positive or negative depending on the size of the numbers.

 

Examples

5 + -11 = 5 - 11 = -6

5 + -3 = 5 - 3 = 2

Work out:

5 + -4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-5 + -4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-5 + 4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

5 + 4

1

-1

9

-9

Work out:

-15 + 4

11

-11

19

-19

Work out:

-15 + -4

11

-11

19

-19

Work out:

-15 + -14

1

-1

29

-29

Work out:

15 + -14

1

-1

29

-29

Work out:

-8 + -10

2

-2

18

-18

Work out:

18 + -10

-8

8

28

-28

  • Question 1

Work out:

5 + -4

CORRECT ANSWER
1
  • Question 2

Work out:

-5 + -4

CORRECT ANSWER
-9
  • Question 3

Work out:

-5 + 4

CORRECT ANSWER
-1
  • Question 4

Work out:

5 + 4

CORRECT ANSWER
9
  • Question 5

Work out:

-15 + 4

CORRECT ANSWER
-11
  • Question 6

Work out:

-15 + -4

CORRECT ANSWER
-19
  • Question 7

Work out:

-15 + -14

CORRECT ANSWER
-29
  • Question 8

Work out:

15 + -14

CORRECT ANSWER
1
  • Question 9

Work out:

-8 + -10

CORRECT ANSWER
-18
  • Question 10

Work out:

18 + -10

CORRECT ANSWER
8
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